SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt

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"...we don't really know how people are going to react to these objects."
Peter Liebhold
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"...the immediacy of this situation is quite unusual."
Helena Wright





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